This discussion document is based on a webinar first in a series of Blue Justice Forum webinars facilitated by the Blue Justice Initiative Secretariat in conjunction with the UNDP Blue Resilience project.
The theme for the webinar was ‘How do the UN Sustainable Development Goals address and help to tackle organized crime in the fisheries sector?’.
The webinar was presented by Julia Kercher, Senior Expert on Governance and Peacebuilding (SDG 16) at the Oslo Governance Centre, Norway, as part of the UNDP Blue Resilience project. A total of 36 participants joined the webinar from a total of 10 countries (France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Norway, South Africa, Togo, the United Kingdom and the USA) with IGO representation from the UNODC. The webinar was moderated by Emma Witbooi, project manager of the Blue Resilience project.